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Study Finds New Inhalable Therapy is a Big Step Forward in Lung Cancer Research

The Columbia engineers who developed the new technique are working with campus oncologists to bring their work to patients.


Professors Ivan Z. Corwin and Harris H. Wang were recognized for their pioneering work.

Columbia scientists played a substantial role in the Manhattan Project and in the research that preceded it.

A study adds evidence that the Greenland Ice Sheet will be vulnerable to human-induced climate change in coming centuries.

New research offers insight on how the tick-borne diseases spread and interact in infected animals.

The CDC has issued a health advisory following recent cases of malaria in Florida and Texas. How worried should we be?

The clean energy economy is out of reach for many households.

IceCube, an Antarctic telescope, has directly observed neutrinos, hard-to-detect subatomic particles, coming from our own galaxy.

The NSF’s decision to pilot new demographic data is a vital step toward mitigating disparities that LGBTQ+ scientists face.

Risk is growing amid rampant marketing and social media messaging that normalizes drinking among women of reproductive age.

Zuckerman Institute researchers believe cuttlefish, masters of camouflage, can yield insights on all brains, including ours.

Yasmine El-Shamayleh, Vikram Gadagkar, and Ishmail Abdus-Saboor won the award for research excellence and inclusion in the lab.

A new book, co-edited by Barbara Faedda, focuses on the giant figures of Mont’e Prama.